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Confidential Confessions, Volume 1
Alright, story one: I thought it was quite believable. Coming from the same place as the main character, I sympathized with her. I really liked the fi ...more
Mar 10, 2012
Mar 10, 2012
The Beloved Dearly
Transitions are hard, which is why writers get stereotyped so easily. You don't see Stephen King writing children's stories, do you?
I think "The Belov
Jun 27, 2012
Jun 24, 2012
This was actually a really good find; it has enough YA tropes to be familiar, but it also differentiates itself from the pack. Books/shows/movies alwa ...more
Jan 06, 2015
Jan 01, 2015
"Whoa. What the hell." Those are the first words you say after reading this short story.
It's a lot like its cover, actually; almost cute until you not
Aug 25, 2012
Aug 25, 2012
Marked (House of Night, #1)
I have never added a book I've only read four pages of. Nor have I ever truly wanted to burn a book, especially because I'm so against it.
This book de
not set
Sep 02, 2012
I'm pretty sure it's a sin to give Gaiman less than four stars; his writing is spectacular, even when the direction he takes is not where I would have ...more
Aug 02, 2014
Jul 20, 2014
Freaks (Rizzoli & Isles, #8.5)
Having been interesting in the show but never watched or read anything, this short story did its job; I now want to either read more or watch the show ...more
Dec 17, 2011
Dec 17, 2011
I love Sarah Dessen, but this book was...mediocre in comparison. Actually just plain mediocre.

Caitlin is the weakest heroine that I've read of Dessen'
Feb 09, 2014
Jan 12, 2014
Cinder (The Lunar Chronicles, #1)
**spoiler alert** The ending in one gif:

Honestly when I read the summary for this awhile ago I didn't think I'
Jul 09, 2014
Jun 26, 2014
A Great and Terrible Beauty (Gemma Doyle, #1)
Well, I tried, I really did. It seemed incredibly interesting, from the exotic (well-written) location to the mystery of the mother. I like Libba Bray ...more
Jul 25, 2011
Apr 07, 2011
Uglies (Uglies, #1)
About halfway through the book, either I or Mr. Westerfeld gave up. Though I know I did, my bet's on Mr. Westerfeld.
So this is a utopian/dystopian nov
May 27, 2012
Jun 22, 2011
Eighth Grade Bites
I'm a sucker for vampires; anyone who knows me knows this. So it was bound to happen that I'd try out "Eighth Grade Bites". Because what could be bett ...more
Jan 20, 2011
Apr 07, 2011
Vampire Academy (Vampire Academy, #1)
So I made it eighty pages into this book, even though I got bored by page ten. After three blaring typos in a "best-selling" book within ten pages and ...more
Sep 2012
Jun 21, 2011
Holes (Holes, #1)
"Holes"...oh "Holes". You give me warm fuzzy memories of third grade as our teacher read aloud to us, and of me reading to my younger brother. And of ...more
Jan 2002
Apr 07, 2011
Midnight in the Garden of Good and Evil
There were two things that made me read this book; I'm in love with the city of Savannah and my mother adored this book and gave it to me. So I figure ...more
Jan 30, 2011
Apr 07, 2011
How to Ditch Your Fairy
So I was really sad that I didn't finish it, because I had been excited to read it.
Five pages in, I hated the language, but got used to it and liked t
Oct 22, 2011
Jul 12, 2011
So, I took a chance and read a low-rated book and I can honestly say I enjoyed it. I don't know what that says about me; I'm some type of hipster, my ...more
Apr 19, 2012
Oct 18, 2011
An Abundance of Katherines
Dang, I was hoping that Theorem would work for future relationships...even if I couldn't understand it.
I feel like the order I've been reading John Gr
May 15, 2012
Jul 11, 2011
Fallen (Fallen, #1)
I have the shallowest reason ever for reading/listening to this book; it has a very pretty cover. Yup, I chose a book by its cover, so sue me. The blu ...more
Feb 12, 2011
Apr 07, 2011
Into the Land of the Unicorns (Unicorn Chronicles, #1)
I cannot remember the first time Sherilyn told me about "Into The Land of the Unicorns", but it had to be elementary school. I was like "okay, whatevs ...more
Aug 18, 2012
Sep 07, 2011
Book of a Thousand Days
In a genre where angst and whining are part of the normal, one protagonist stood out: Dhasti, the optimistic POV.
Seriously, this chick is the most upb
Aug 28, 2012
Apr 07, 2011
Artemis Fowl (Artemis Fowl, #1)
This book is about a boy.
Obscenely wealthy.
Eccentric, yet a genius.
No friends.
Has a well-trained butler.
Loves technology.
...sound a little familiar?

Nov 30, 2011
Jun 21, 2011
The Wonderful Wizard of Oz (Oz, #1)
I read the majority of this in two days, so it's a quick read. I think anyone who's watched the movies and had questions should read the book. Why?
Mar 16, 2012
Jun 22, 2011
The Looking Glass Wars (The Looking Glass Wars, #1)
I only got a cd in (1/7th of the book, respectively), but I'm writing up a review anyway.
I'm not the biggest purist on the face of the planet; I like
Jul 29, 2012
Jun 21, 2011
We Need To Talk About Kevin
This is a disturbing book, hands down, in all aspects, and I've been toggling between four and five stars. I figure I'll go soft on this one and give ...more
Jun 10, 2014
Jul 12, 2011
The Giver
Reason for reading: Besides the fact it's a Newberry winner and one of the biggest novels of young adult/school literature? My friend almost failed a ...more
Feb 02, 2012
Apr 07, 2011
The Future of Us
And by myself, I mean John Green, because he'd be a badass with this idea.
So I went into this book and liked it immediately, because I liked "Thirteen
Sep 05, 2012
Nov 08, 2011
Shiver (The Wolves of Mercy Falls, #1)
Five pages in: Might be interesting.
Thirty pages in: So glad I got this.
Seventy pages in: ...really?

So I like me some werewolves. Just like I like me
Mar 28, 2012
Apr 07, 2011
Man, this book brought back some Mock Trial flashbacks...
Anyway, I liked the screenplay style, occasionally interrupted by notes. I like the court ca
May 17, 2012
Jun 22, 2011
3.88 I the only one who thinks Lois Lowry is a mediocre writer at best? And she's got two Newberry Medals? I'm starting to think it's just a book ver ...more
Jun 11, 2012
Apr 07, 2011